Jun 25, 2019

Phytophthora nicotianae on potatoes in eastern US

Phytophthora nicotianae has been found and identified in eastern VA on potatoes. Note this is […]

Jun 6, 2019

Cornell expanding access to potato germplasm

Cornell is working to expand access to potato germplasm to facilitate the development of potato […]

May 8, 2019

Potato Blight Trends in Europe: 2018 EuroBlight Results

EuroBlight recently released a report on surveys of late blight in Europe in 2018, which […]

May 1, 2019

Inside the Potato Industy: Disease Control

SpudMan magazine (April 19, 2019) recently polled potato growers on the challenges they face. See […]

Apr 30, 2019

The future of late blight control: A research vision

Prof Francine Govers of Wagenengin University told Global Potato News that she believes “Phytophthora infestans […]

Feb 11, 2019

The new potato – Science Magazine

Breeders seek a breakthrough to help farmers facing an uncertain future. It is a worrying […]

Dec 31, 2018

Report of late blight in Onondaga Co. featured on North Country Public Radio

Late blight has been reported in Onondaga Co., NY on tomato. Initial findings indicate that […]

Dec 30, 2018

Phytophthora nicotianae producing late blight-like symptoms in NC

Outbreaks of Phytophthora nicotianae have been reported on tomato and potato in North Carolina. These infections of P. […]

Dec 29, 2018

Late blight reported in Florida

The first reports of late blight for 2018 have appeared in southwest Florida. Growers in […]

Dec 28, 2018

Phytophthora workshop held in India

A workshop on “Rapid Diagnostic Tools for Identification of Phytophthora species on Horticultural Crops ” organized by Dr. […]